Guide to Visiting Nami Island from Seoul

Visiting Nami Island is one of the most popular day trips from Seoul and rightfully so.  Nami Island is a unique experience, with both thrilling and relaxing experience options available both on and nearby Nami Island. Nami Island is located in the middle of the Han River which is a distance of 80km / 50 mi north east from Seoul Station. 

Check out our short video below to see some of the things you can do and see in and around Nami Island!


About Nami Island

Nami Island (otherwise known as Naminara or Namiseom) is quite a large island which is covered with beautiful chestnut and poplar trees and has many art and recreation activities.  There are also many famous K-drama TV shows which have been filmed on the island.  Ensure you check out our detailed guide on what to do on Nami Island for more details on how to make the most of your visit.

Pleasant Autumn Colours starting to emerge on Nami Island
Pleasant Autumn Colours starting to emerge on Nami Island

You can visit Nami Island all year round, with amazing cherry blossoms in Spring, lush greenery in Summer, fall foliage in Autumn and snow in Winter.

Walking along pleasant forested pathways on Nami Island
Walking along pleasant forested pathways on Nami Island

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Other Attractions Near Nami Island

Near Nami Island there are some great additional attractions and activities to visit, so ensure you check them out before planning your visit and decide which ones you are interested in.  The most popular attractions near Nami Island include the following, with more details one each provided further down in this article as well as details on how to get around the area.

  • The Gapyeong Rail Bike is a fun experience to pedal on a two or 4 seater kart along a disused rail track – a very fun activity!  A similar activity is also available at the nearby Gangchon Rail Bike.
  • Petite France is a French themed village where you can explore the culture of France and learn more about puppets, as well as seeing a live puppet show.
  • The Garden of Morning Calm is an amazing garden to visit in all four seasons.  From seeing cherry blossoms in spring, summer greenery, amazing autumn foliage colours and the evening light illuminations in winter it is a worthwhile addition to your Nami Island itinerary.
More having fun on the Gapyeong Rail Cars!
More having fun on the Gapyeong Rail Cars!

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What to Do on Nami Island

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